paleontology

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paleontology (chiefly US) noun
or British palaeontology /ˌpeɪliˌɑːnˈtɑːləʤi/ Brit /ˌpæliənˈtɒləʤi/
paleontology (chiefly US)
noun
or British palaeontology /ˌpeɪliˌɑːnˈtɑːləʤi/ Brit /ˌpæliənˈtɒləʤi/
Learner's definition of PALEONTOLOGY
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: the science that deals with the fossils of animals and plants that lived very long ago especially in the time of dinosaurs

— paleontologist

(chiefly US) or British palaeontologist /ˌpeɪliˌɑːnˈtɑːləʤɪst/ Brit /ˌpæliˌɒnˈtɒləʤɪst/ noun, plural paleontologists [count]
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